No. 2 Eagle girls continue unbeaten streak

Amanda Chizek shoulders in between to Bishop Garrigan defenders as she readies herself for a scoring attempt in Britt on Friday. She would end up being fouled in the play. 

Curran McLaughlin | The Leader

The Class 1A second-ranked West Hancock girls basketball team made their return from break in Britt on Friday.

The team who remained undefeated in the first half of the season will stay so in 2018.

Bishop Garrigan came to town to challenge West Hancock, but a strong first quarter defensive performance put the Eagles ahead for a 65-46 victory.

West Hancock shutdown the Golden Bear offense to begin the game, allowing only six points in quarter one.

From their Bishop Garrigan had found more success scoring but could keep up with an Eagles’ attack that was rolling.

Read the complete stoy in the Jan. 9 Leader